Show exhibitors set out for Allora Showgrounds
THE Best Little Town on the Downs will come alive today and tomorrow for the 139th Allora Show.
The grounds are in great condition after the recent storms and there is an action-packed ring program on offer.
There will be dog shows held in the Kennel Club arena today, tomorrow and Sunday.
Prime cattle will be judged today, then the sale will follow ahead of the invitation bull ride at 7.30pm, which will again feature top riders as they compete for generous prizes.
Get in early, grab some dinner and get a spot in the stand.
The pavilion will be open from about noon until 4.30pm today and 8.30am until 4.30pm tomorrow.
Cooking and art demonstrations will be held in the pavilion at various times.
All creatures great and small are welcome to enter the children's pet parade, which will be held at 11.30am tomorrow.
Prizes will be given to the smallest, largest, best-dressed pet, and so on.
This year the Darling Downs Zoo has donated some passes to be won.
Ute Muster nominations will close at 11.30am tomorrow, followed by the judging at noon.
Phone James Kedar on 0458151493.
Saturday night is always popular for families. Activities will start at about 5pm following the ring events with ladies and Buzzbox smash-up derbies.
The big fireworks show will happen around 8pm tomorrow followed by the smash-up derby finals, which is always a huge hit with young and old.
Saturday entertainment at the bar this year will be by the local Denny band.
This year, International Wrestling Australia coming to the show.
A slick combination of comedy, athleticism and drama, the physical embodiment of comic book superheroes and villains will appeal to the whole family.
There will be three shows in the wrestling tent at 1pm, 3pm and 6pm tomorrow and entry cost is included in your show ticket.
This year, as a tribute to the late Phill Higgins, there will be a non-competitive baking display.
Cakes are to be delivered to the pavilion by 9am on Friday.
For every cake on display, Grant and Janette Lolback will donate $1 to the Melanoma Institute of Australia.
The show schedule is available to download and print at allorashow.org.au.
For further information, phone Shirley Cornhill on 0427100210.